Energy (Renewable/Alternative/Green) Archives

Five Trends: Why Smart Building Technology Makes Good Business Sense

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New report from Jones Lang LaSalle makes the investment case for automated building systems.

Massachusetts Most Energy-Efficient State; Mississippi Most Improved

The State Energy Efficiency Scorecard (Source: ACEEE).

Top 10 states ranked in energy efficiency: MA, CA, NY, OR, CT, RI, VT, WA, MD, and IL; five states most needing improvement: ND, WY, SD, AK, MS; five states most improved: MS, ME, KS, OH, and WV.

Team USA Goes for Gold


SelectUSA kicks off a full-court press to lure $1 trillion in foreign direct investment to the United States.

Global Oil And Gas Capital Expenditures Rise Despite Decline In Profits


The study is a compilation and analysis of certain oil and gas reserve disclosure information reported by companies in their annual reports filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission or in their publicly available annual reports.

QVC, Inc. Unveils Second Solar Farm In North Carolina


In Edgecombe County, 17,244 solar panels on two farms generate 5.8 million kilowatt-hours annually for QVC’s Rocky Mount distribution center.

One Year Later


The report cards are in for the Superstorm Sandy recovery and the grade is “incomplete” as misery continues for thousands who have lost their homes or businesses.

Increased Expectations For Utilities Despite Declining Electricity Sales

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New report shows the need for regulatory model that supports investments that share cost savings, rewards utilities for innovation, and helps create affordable energy.

European Union Avoids Fracturing


The EU’s financial union may be cracking, but our friends overseas seem to be uniting over one thing: they don’t like fracking.

U.S. Natural Gas: In The Midst of A Change That Will Alter Flows, Prices


The report focuses on supply and demand fundamentals and highlights regional market changes afoot for more than a dozen natural gas production basins.

BUSINESS REPORT: Mississippi Looks To Energy Sector To Fuel Statewide Growth

Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant, Hikomitsu Noji, president and representative director of The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd., and Yokohama Tire President Yasushi Tanaka sign documents during a signing ceremony in West Point, Mississippi where Yokohama will build a commercial tire plant. (Photo: Yokohama Tire Corporation.)

Energy production is one of the largest economic engines in Mississippi, providing 28,000 jobs in a thriving sector that continues to attract new investments. From the July/August 2013 issue.